DUI/DWI /dwh/dwp

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Sat Oct 19 14:05:30 UTC 2002

At 7:58 AM -0500 10/19/02, paulzjoh wrote:
>Then there are the insulting DW's
>DWH= Driving While Hispanic
>DWP= Driving While Polish
>Insert any group you want to disparage.

Actually, the first of these spinoffs, DWB [while Black], was not
intended to insult or disparage black drivers, but the police who
stop them as an instance of racial profiling.  The term itself, I'm
pretty sure, was invented by black drivers experiencing this.


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